Quincy Vagell

Quincy is a freelance meteorologist/storm chaser. He helped launch WXedge from 2011-12 and served as Storm Team 8's EP of Weather until April 2014. Demo reel

While working on his B.S. degree in Meteorology at Western Connecticut State University (WCSU), he was a Meteorologist in the University's Weather Center for four years. After graduating in 2009, he returned as a University Assistant to help produce weather broadcasts. He also gave guest lectures and worked on website design.

He has over eight years of professional weather forecasting experience and his forecasts have been featured in newspapers and on radio stations across Connecticut.

Follow him at @danburyweather on Twitter and on Facebook for 24/7 breaking weather updates. He can sometimes be found storm chasing around the country. He also has his own website you can check out at www.quincyvagell.com

Latest Articles

  • Fall Foliage Report: Sept. 29
    The highest terrain has near peak color, with patchy conditions elsewhere. Patchy fall color now extends through most of Connecticut as of September 29th. The deepest colors continue to unfold across...
  • Fall Foliage Report: Sept. 25
    Patchy color now extends through most of Connecticut The majority of the state is seeing at least scattered fall colors with the highest terrain becoming the most vibrant. Along the immediate shoreline...
  • Fall Foliage Report: Sept. 22
    Patchy color is spreading through the state. The higher terrain across western and northeastern Connecticut is seeing more and more color by the day. Through the valleys, city areas and shoreline, green...
  • Fall Foliage Report: Sept. 18
    Patchy colors are being observed across the higher terrain. While most of the trees are hanging on to green leaves around Connecticut, some patchy color is being noted in a few areas. Although there are...
  • Storm Chasing Video
  • Severe Season Kickoff
    Similarly to 2013, the start of 2014 has been off to a relatively slow start in terms of severe thunderstorms and tornadoes. Through the end of March, there were only 70 tornadoes reported across the U.S....
  • Snowfall Totals for 2013-14 (Updated)
    Here's an updated look at snowfall totals for the winter of 2013-14. These totals include snow that fell this morning. There was a narrow area along I-91 that picked up anywhere from 1 to 3 and locally...
  • Saint Dominic School Visit
    I visited Saint Dominic School in Southington on Monday for WXedge Academy. Students from grades K through 5 braved unseasonably cold conditions to talk with me about News 8's Mobile Weather Lab,...
  • WXedge 2014 Meet & Greet
    We had our annual WXedge Meet & Greet last Friday and it was a great event. There was a big turnout with about 80 WXedge Contributors, friends and family members joining us at News 8. After introducing...
  • St. John's School: Weather Lab Visit
    I visited St. John's School in Old Saybrook, Conn. earlier today. The students are participating in Spirit Week and had a career fair yesterday. Today we talked about my job as a meteorologist, how we...
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